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Dumpty : the age of Trump in verse / John Lithgow.

By: Lithgow, John, 1945- [author,, illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2019]Edition: [1st edition].Description: pages cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781452182759; 1452182752.Subject(s): Trump, Donald, 1946- -- Humor | Trump, Donald, 1946- -- Caricatures and cartoons | Trump, Donald, 1946- -- Poetry | Political satire, American | Humorous poetry, American | American wit and humor | United States -- Politics and government -- 2017- -- HumorDDC classification: 973.93302/07 Summary: "Award-winning actor and bestselling author John Lithgow wields a whip-smart, satirical pen in this poetic diatribe chronicling the last few abysmal years in politics. With lacerating wit, he takes readers verse by verse through the history of Donald Trump's presidency, lampooning the likes of Betsy DeVos, Anthony Scaramucci, Scott Pruitt, Paul Manafort, Trump's doctors, and many others. Illustrated from cover to cover with Lithgow's never-before-seen line drawings, the poems collected in Dumpty draw inspiration from A. A. Milne, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Mother Goose, and many more. A YUGE feat of laugh-out-loud lyrical storytelling, this hilarious and timely volume is bound to bring joy to poetry lovers, political junkies, and Lithgow fans"-- Provided by publisher.
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Award-winning actor and bestselling author John Lithgow wields a whip-smart, satirical pen in this poetic diatribe chronicling the last several abysmal years in politics. With lacerating wit and his signature humour, Lithgow gives readers a moment to exhale amidst trying times as he takes us verse by verse through the comedic history of Donald Trump's presidency, lampooning the likes of Betsy DeVos, Anthony Scaramucci, Scott Pruitt, Paul Manafort, Trump's doctors, and many more. Illustrated from cover to cover with Lithgow's never-before-seen line drawings, the poems collected in Dumpty draw inspiration from Mother Goose, A.A. Milne, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, and Rodgers & Hammerstein. John's unmistakable voice rings through every poignant limerick and verse, with poems like 'Trumpty Dumpty,' 'Mike Pence, the Cheshire cat,' and 'My Favorite Lies'. A YUGE feat of laugh-out-loud lyrical storytelling, this hilarious and timely volume is bound to bring joy to poetry lovers, Lithgow fans, and, let's face it, most Americans.

"Award-winning actor and bestselling author John Lithgow wields a whip-smart, satirical pen in this poetic diatribe chronicling the last few abysmal years in politics. With lacerating wit, he takes readers verse by verse through the history of Donald Trump's presidency, lampooning the likes of Betsy DeVos, Anthony Scaramucci, Scott Pruitt, Paul Manafort, Trump's doctors, and many others. Illustrated from cover to cover with Lithgow's never-before-seen line drawings, the poems collected in Dumpty draw inspiration from A. A. Milne, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Mother Goose, and many more. A YUGE feat of laugh-out-loud lyrical storytelling, this hilarious and timely volume is bound to bring joy to poetry lovers, political junkies, and Lithgow fans"-- Provided by publisher.